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‘Handjobs’ and dumbification

Herbie Gomez . I DON’T get it when warring politicians make a big deal about which one of them was endorsed by who. First, it reduces them to mere commercial commodities, much like laundry detergents or menstrual pads that some manufacturers think require celebrity endorsers. It doesn’t speak well of ...

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Make your choices

Egay Uy . AS if adapting itself with the rising temperature lately, the election fever is also getting hotter.  Mudslinging and false and imagined accusations have also escalated and are aimed not only on the principals – the candidates – but also on their supporters.  And worse, those who engage ...

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Poverty threshold

Netnet Camomot . IN case you’re not convinced yet of going vegan, try living in Cuba where government officials are mulling over the idea of having ostrich and rodent farms to solve their food-shortage problem. Ostrich as a main ingredient for Pinoy food is nothing new. But rodents? As in ...

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The Easter joy

Fr. Roy Cimagala . THE Easter joy, which is earned for us by Christ, should go way beyond feelings. It should enter deep into our soul, transforming us into Easter persons, completely identified with the risen Christ who identifies himself with us all the way to offering his life for ...

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Liberty of abode and of travel

Dominador Awiten . THE word “migrate” has a personal resonance for me, a nostalgic conversance. “Emigrate” was the word that stumped me in the semifinals of the 2nd Caltex National Spelling Bee back in April of 1969. Perhaps, it was the huge audience in front (inside the very cool Philam ...

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The pool

David Haldane . AT the center of everything lies the pool. To members of the Atoyay Farmer’s Association of Bucas Grande island in northeastern Mindanao, its waters are sacred. It is the holy water that they drink and in which they bathe. And it is next to these enchanted godly ...

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Sipaka on Easter

Bencyrus Ellorin . PACKING my extended family in van was not a bad idea to escape from urban life during the Holy Week holidays. Sipaka Point is the westernmost tip of Gingoog Bay in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental. Facing the Bohol Sea, opposite the Pamilacan Island and the majestic Camiguin Island ...

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Who was at fault?

Egay Uy . DESPITE the request to hold comments regarding the incident involving an ambulance driver and a traffic law enforcer at Osmena St. corner Recto Ave. a few days ago, I had to inquire from those who have done their own snooping around, so to speak. No, I did ...

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Prelude to a crackdown

Statement . THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines expresses alarm over The Manila Times article “Oust-Duterte plot bared,” penned by no less that its Chairman Emeritus Dante A. Ang, as dangerous as it lays the ground for more attacks against independent media. Ang’s story is such a marvel ...

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Impossible. Incredible. Awesome.

Netnet Camomot . THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started its “Operation Baklas” to remove campaign posters from non-designated areas. The Philippine National Police and the Department of Public Works and Highways help Comelec in removing illegal campaign posters and this task can be dangerous to their health as what ...

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